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Jay Z Buys Armand De Brignac Champagne Brand

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US music mogul Shawn Carter, also known as Jay Z, has bought the Armand de Brignac champagne brand. New York wine and spirits company Sovereign Brands said it had sold the luxury brand to the rapper for an undisclosed amount. The champagne, also known as "Ace of Spades", is produced in the...

Kelly Rowland Gives Birth To A Baby Boy

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Kelly Rowland has given birth to a baby boy. The ex-Destiny's Child singer and husband Tim Witherspoon welcomed their first child on Tuesday, announcing they named him Titan Jewell. 'We are thrilled to announce that today we are the proud parents of our first son,' Kelly told People in a statement. 'We...

Beyoncé Named Highest Paid Woman In Music

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Beyoncé is the highest paid woman in music in 2014, with estimated earnings of $115 million, more than double what she pulled in last year, Forbes magazine said on Tuesday. The huge sum, most of which was from her world tour, propelled Beyoncé, 33, from fourth place last year and put...

Pamela Ofoegbu, Head of Programming at EbonyLife TV, Passes On

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Director of Reality Programming and Head of Programming at EbonyLife TV, Pamela Ofoegbu has died. Pamela had over 10 years experience in the television industry and worked at MNet Africa as Commissioning Editor for West Africa before she joined EbonyLife TV. She died this morning November 4th after battle with cancer. Our condolences...

University Of Austin, Texas To Offer Course On Beyonce & Rihanna

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Courses on celebrities have long been offered in universities, and now University of Austin, Texas is introducing a new one. The course is titled “Beyoncé Feminism, Rihanna Womanism” and will begin in the school’s 2015-spring semester. The course will focus on “how the lyrics, music videos, and actions...

Victoria Beckham Tops Chart Of Britain’s Most Successful Entrepreneurs

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Victoria Beckham, the pop star, model and Wag who reinvented herself as a fashion designer, has topped a list of Britain’s 100 most successful entrepreneurs of 2014. The woman formerly known as Posh Spice came in at No 1 in the list compiled for business magazine Management Today. The rankings are...

Folly Coker: There's No Affair Between Tiwa Savage And I, I Don't Own Mavin Records

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Folly Coker, the upwardly-mobile senior aide of Gov Babatunde Fashola, who was rumored to be dating sensational singer, Tiwa Savage, has described the tale as untrue. Coker also described his alleged ownership of Mavin Records, supposedly owned by renowned producer, Don Jazzy, as a figment of the imagination of some idle...

Christian Bale To Play Apple's Steve Jobs In Upcoming Movie

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Oscar-winner Christian Bale, best known for his star turn in the blockbuster "Batman" film franchise, will play Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in an upcoming biopic. "We needed the best actor on the board in a certain age range and that's Chris Bale," the film's screenwriter Aaron Sorkin said, in an interview...

Iretiola Doyle, Mercy Johnson, Mike Ezuruonye, Tope Tedela, Others, Emerge Winners At 2014 NMA

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Outstanding Nollywood celebrities were honoured at the Nollywood Movies Awards (NMA), which held over the weekend at Intercontinental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos. The event was hosted by Dakore Akande, Gideon Okeke, Uru Eke, TV host Denrele Edun, and Cool FM OAP Kaylah Oniwo serving as Red Carpet hosts. The night was a tense one as winners were announced...

Wizkid, 2face, Mafikizolo, MzVee, Others, Thrill Fans At Hennessy Artistry Concert

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2Face and Wizkid definitely left a mark in Ghana with their first ever international performance of their collabo track, "Dance Go - Eau De Vie" at the Hennessy Artistry Concert.  The Hennessy Artistry Concert for this year 2014 which held at the Accra International Conference Center came to a successful end on Saturday with a lot...

"I Am Born Again, I Found Christ In 2006" - Uti Nwachukwu

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Handsome Media personality and former Big Brother Africa winner Uti Nwachkwu has shared his thoughts on Christianity and the fact that even though he became Born-Again in 2006, it hasn’t been a smooth ride all through. He told Vanguard in a recent interview, “Of course, I am born again, I found Christ in...

Actress Lynda Bellingham Is Dead

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Actress and presenter Lynda Bellingham died yesterday in her husband Michael's arms, her agent has said. The 66-year-old star, best known for her long-running role as a mother in the Oxo TV adverts, had been battling colon cancer, which later spread to her lungs and liver, since being diagnosed in July...

 

Veteran Reggae Star And Lovers Rock Pioneer John Holt Has Died In A London Hospital, Aged 69

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Veteran reggae star and lovers rock pioneer John Holt has died in a London hospital, aged 69. News of the Jamaican singer’s death came on 19 October from Copeland Forbes, Holt’s manager since 2006, who confirmed his death to Jamaica Observer Online. “John died at 2:40am English time. His [John’s] nephew...

Yoruba Movies Lead Again As Censors Board Approves 79 Films

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The National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) has verified and approved a total of 79 movies for the month of September 2014. Eleven of the movies approved are feature length films for cinema exhibition while 68 are for home viewership. The September breakdown from the NFVCB indicates that approved movies for...

US Actress Elizabeth Pena Dies At 55

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US actress Elizabeth Pena, who appeared in films including Lone Star and Rush Hour, has died at the age of 55. Pena was also known for TV shows like sitcoms I Married Dora and Modern Family, in which she played the mother of Sofia Vergara's character Gloria. Other film credits included La...

Harry Potter Spin-Off Trilogy Confirmed

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Harry Potter fans will enjoy three spin-off films in the next few years after Warner Bros confirmed plans for its upcoming projects. The studio has also revealed that there will be three new instalments of The Lego Movie and 10 DC Comics superhero films, including Wonder Woman and Aquaman. While the Harry Potter...

 

Two Students With Down Syndrome Crowned Homecoming King And Queen

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For the first time ever, two high school students from Florida with Down syndrome were crowned homecoming king and queen. Travjuan Hunter, who goes by Bubba, and his queen Semone Adkins stood in a football field on October 11th in front of all their peers who cheered them on as they...

Davido Nominated For The 2014 Soul Train Awards

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Famous Nigerian artiste, Davido, makes The 2014 Soul Train Awards applicant list. He is the only African among the nominees. The American-born Nigerian recording artist, performer and record producer was nominated in the ‘Best International Performance’ category for his smash hit tune ‘Aye’, which was released earlier in the year. Chris Brown...

Top Earning Dead Celebrities 2014

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Elizabeth Taylor $25 million Died: March 23, 2011 Cause: Heart failure Age: 79 Bob Marley $20 million Died: May 11, 1981 Cause: Cancer Age: 36 Marilyn Monroe $17 million Died: August 5, 1962 Cause: Overdose Age: 36 John Lennon $12 million Died: December 8, 1980 Cause: Murder Age: 40 Albert Einstein $11 million Died: April 18, 1955 Cause: Natural causes Age: 76 Theodor Geisel $9 million Died: September 24, 1991 Cause: Natural causes Age: 87 Bruce Lee $9 million Died: July 7,...

 

Photos News: Singer Alicia Keys Leads #BringBackOurGirls Protest In NYC

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  To commemorate the 6th month of the abduction of Chibok Girls in Borno state on April 14th, US singer Alicia Keys led other women to the United Nations Headquarters in New York where they called for continued efforts towards the release of the abducted girls. Alicia Keys said it is...